hotdog

verb
hot·​dog | \ ˈhät-ˌdȯg How to pronounce hotdog (audio) \
hotdogged; hotdogging; hotdogs

Definition of hotdog

 (Entry 1 of 3)

intransitive verb

: to perform in a conspicuous or often ostentatious manner especially : to perform fancy stunts and maneuvers (as while surfing or skiing)

hot dog

noun
\ ˈhät-ˌdȯg How to pronounce hot dog (audio) \

Definition of hot dog (Entry 2 of 3)

1 : frankfurter especially : a frankfurter with a typically mild flavor that is heated and usually served in a long split roll
2 [perhaps from hot dog entry 2] : one that hotdogs also : show-off

hot dog

interjection
\ ˈhät-ˈdȯg How to pronounce hot dog (audio) \

Definition of hot dog (Entry 3 of 3)

used to express approval or gratification

Other Words from hotdog

Verb

hotdogger \ ˈhät-​ˌdȯ-​gər How to pronounce hotdog (audio) \ noun

Synonyms for hotdog

Synonyms: Verb

Synonyms: Interjection

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Examples of hotdog in a Sentence

Verb His opponents have accused him of hotdogging after he scores a touchdown. a skier who couldn't resist the urge to hotdog on the slopes whenever he wanted to impress a girl Noun The other players on the team don't like him because he's such a hot dog. Interjection Hot dog!” the child cried, “We're going to the circus!”

First Known Use of hotdog

Verb

1963, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1884, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Interjection

circa 1906, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hotdog

Verb

hot dog entry 2

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“Hotdog.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hotdog. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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More Definitions for hotdog

hot dog

noun
\ ˈhät-ˌdȯg How to pronounce hot dog (audio) \

Kids Definition of hot dog

: a frankfurter cooked and then served in a long split roll

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